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The Judicial Council has adopted a new rule governing when a judge can appear remotely during civil proceedings, placing limits on a practice that sometimes became a necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rule 10.635 of the California Rules of Court will require a superior court’s presiding judge to approve of…

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is converting some of its collaborative areas in its London office into work space, as law firms continue to seek out the best balance between cellular and open-plan working. A person close to the matter said that the firm is introducing changes to test the value of…

StopAntisemitism founder and executive director Liora Rez reacts to the wave of anti-Israel demonstrations on college campuses nationwide. Colleges around the country are dealing with the effects of ongoing anti-Israel protests that have disrupted campus life and have prompted lawsuits from students who argue administrators failed in their responsibilities to…

A laborer who suffered serious injuries when a forklift ran over his leg at a construction site has agreed to a $850,000 settlement of his Essex County, New Jersey, personal injury suit. Anthony J. Riposta of Riposta Cassidy in North Arlington. Courtesy photo Robert La Faso was working on construction of the American…

Bridgeport Jury Awards $15 Million Verdict, Punitive Damages in Asbestos Case | Connecticut Law Tribune Page Printed From: https://www.law.com/ctlawtribune/2024/05/20/bridgeport-jury-awards-15m-verdict-including-5m-in-punitive-damages/ Benjamin Braly of Dean Omar Branham Shirley. Courtesy photo NEWS Jurors awarded the estate of Nicholas Barone $10 million in compensatory damages and Kathryn Barone, the decedent’s wife, was awarded $5…